Wind Advisory in effect until early Thursday morning

Strong and gusty winds will increase further along and behind a fast-moving cold front that is expected to move through the state late today through this evening.

Posted: Oct 3, 2018 2:41 PM
Updated: Oct 3, 2018 2:54 PM

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Wind Advisory
Areas Affected: Adair; Adams; Boone; Cerro Gordo; Dallas; Franklin; Hamilton; Hancock; Hardin; Madison; Polk; Ringgold; Story; Taylor; Union; Winnebago; Worth; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Gusty Winds Late Today Into Tonight... .Strong and gusty winds will increase further along and behind a fast-moving cold front that is expected to move through the state late today through this evening. With the strong push of cold air and a tightened surface pressure gradient, west to northwest winds are expected to increase and remain strong and gusty through the evening to late night hours. Much colder air will move into the state behind this front with temperatures falling into the 30s and 40s early Thursday. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM CDT THURSDAY... The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 7 PM this evening to 4 AM CDT Thursday.

* TIMING...This evening into the early morning hours Thursday.

* WINDS...NW at 25 to 30 mph gusting to 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Loose objects may be blown around. Difficult travel for high profile vehicles, and minor damage to roofs and trees possible.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or wind gusts of 45 mph or greater are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Wind Advisory
Areas Affected: Audubon; Calhoun; Carroll; Cass; Crawford; Emmet; Greene; Guthrie; Humboldt; Kossuth; Palo Alto; Pocahontas; Sac; Webster

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Gusty Winds Late Today Into Tonight... .Strong and gusty winds will increase further along and behind a fast-moving cold front that is expected to move through the state late today through this evening. With the strong push of cold air and a tightened surface pressure gradient, west to northwest winds are expected to increase and remain strong and gusty through the evening to late night hours. Much colder air will move into the state behind this front with temperatures falling into the 30s and 40s early Thursday. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM CDT THURSDAY... The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 1 AM CDT Thursday.

* TIMING...Late this afternoon through early Thursday.

* WINDS...NW at 25 to 30 mph gusting to 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Loose objects may be blown around. Difficult travel for high profile vehicles, and minor damage to roofs and trees possible.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or wind gusts of 45 mph or greater are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Wind Advisory
Areas Affected: Blue Earth; Faribault; Freeborn; Goodhue; Le Sueur; Nicollet; Rice; Sibley; Steele; Waseca

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS DEVELOPING THIS AFTERNOON... ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT... The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 6 PM this evening to midnight CDT tonight.

* TIMING...southwest winds will shift to the northwest by late afternoon, and continuing through midnight.

* WINDS...northwest wind of 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph at times.

* IMPACTS...Loose objects could be blown around, and weakened tree branches that haven't seen strong winds recently could fall. Motorists with high profile vehicles should also use caution.

A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts in excess of 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Wind Advisory
Areas Affected: Chickasaw; Fayette; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Strong Northwest Winds Tonight... .Strong northwest winds are expected tonight. Plan on wind speeds of 20 to 30 mph with gust around 45 mph. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM CDT THURSDAY... The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 4 AM CDT Thursday.

* TIMING...10 pm through 4 am CDT.

* WINDS...20 to 30 mph with gusts around 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Driving will become difficult along with the possiblity of some damage to trees and property.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or wind gusts of 45 mph or stronger are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Wind Advisory
Areas Affected: Dodge; Fillmore; Houston; Mower; Olmsted; Wabasha; Winona

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Strong Northwest Winds Tonight... .Strong northwest winds are expected tonight. Plan on wind speeds of 20 to 30 mph with gust around 45 mph. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM CDT THURSDAY... The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 4 AM CDT Thursday.

* TIMING...10 pm through 4 am CDT.

* WINDS...20 to 30 mph with gusts around 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Driving will become difficult along with the possiblity of some damage to trees and property.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or wind gusts of 45 mph or stronger are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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